How do I get to Edgbaston Park Hotel?
University train station is just a ten-minute walk from the hotel. A high-frequency service operates from Birmingham New Street, and takes only seven minutes.
Please help us to be as sustainable as possible, and consider travelling by train when you visit.
The hotel’s postcode is B15 2RS.
Approaching from the north west or south east along the M6:
Leave at Junction 6 (signposted Birmingham Central) to join the A38 (M). Continue on the A48, then take the B4127. Turn left onto Wheeley’s Lane then continue straight until you reach the hotel (on your right).
Approaching from the M42 north:
Leave at Junction 8 to join the M6 northbound and follow the instructions above.
Approaching from the south west:
Leave the M5 at Junction 4 signposted Birmingham SW to join the A38.
Approaching from the M40:
From Junction 3A, head west on the M42. At Junction 3 take the A435 exit (Birmingham South).
There are taxi ranks at New Street Station and throughout the city centre. If you hail a cab, you’ll need to pay the driver in cash. The Uber and Ola apps are also available in Birmingham.
The journey to the hotel from the city centre takes around 15 minutes, depending on traffic.
Birmingham International Airport is just a 25-minute drive away. Alternatively, take a train from the airport’s own station and travel to University station, changing at Birmingham New Street.
Where can I park?
Parking at the hotel is free – just collect your parking permit at reception. Parking is available directly outside the hotel, or on the ground floor of the North East multi-storey car park (entrance on Pritchatts Road), which is reserved solely for hotel guests. From there, it’s just two minutes’ walk back to the hotel along an accessible footpath.
Blue Badge parking is available directly outside the hotel.
Electric car charging points are also available directly outside the hotel, on a first come, first served basis. You’ll just need to leave a refundable cash deposit at reception
What is there to do in Birmingham?
Whether you’re here on business, visiting family or off to see the sights, there’s plenty to enjoy.
During your stay
Swimming pool and gym
Enjoy complimentary access to the 50m pool, gym and fitness classes at the University of Birmingham’s Sport and Fitness club.
Ask at reception for a pass.
Closest to the hotel
Winterbourne House and Garden
Seven acres of botanic garden and Edwardian museum with a tea room and gift shop – perfect for souvenirs
4-minute walk (free entry for hotel guests: please show your reservation details on arrival)
Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Art Deco building housing a remarkable art gallery: Rubens, Turner, Renoir, Rossetti, Degas, Monet and many more
7-minute walk (free entry)
Lapworth Museum of Geology
Outstanding geological collection in the original redbrick University buildings
14-minute walk (free entry)
In the city
Birmingham is blessed with a range of outstanding museums and places of interest. Explore the collection at Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery. Revisit the nineteenth century and book a tour of the restored Back to Backs. Take a unique tour of the city’s history with a narrowboat tour of the canals.
Visit Cadbury World for a full day of chocolate-themed fun, less than 15 minutes’ drive from Edgbaston Park Hotel. Explore Cannon Hill Park, home to Birmingham Wildlife Conversation Park. Head into the city to Legoland Discovery Centre, featuring a miniature Lego Birmingham.
Find the big names at the Mailbox, or Selfridges and high street favourites in the Bullring. Explore traditional shopping arcades, or discover unique independent shops in Digbeth’s Custard Factory.